Extron Announces HDCP-Compliant HDMI Fiber Optic Extender

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foxhdmi-group-0211Extron announced and showed at ISE its new FOXBOX HDMI, a fiber optic transmitter and receiver set for lengthy transmission of HDCP compliant HDMI video, audio, and RS-232 over fiber optic cabling. The device delivers images up to WUXGA (1920×1200) or HDTV 1080p/60. Available in multi-mode or single-mode models, the FOXBOX HDML includes Key Minder, EDID Minder, Auto Input Memory, RS-232 control from multiple locations, internal test patterns, and real-time monitoring. EDID Minder manages EDID communication while Key Minder supports continuous authentication of HDCP compliance. The box is low profile for installation behind a flat panel display. The extender is also compatible with FOX Series VGA and DVI extenders when transmitting non-HDCP content.